eBay (EBAY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.55 (+1.09%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.14 million shs
Average Volume
6.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$26.39 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

eBay MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.29 Rating Score
3.4% Downside
$49.21 Price Target
Short Interest
3.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.60mentions of eBay in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$50,130 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.69 to $4.00 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.52 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

36th out of 201 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

16th out of 87 stocks

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About eBay Stock (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates marketplace platforms that connect buyers and sellers in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Germany, and internationally. The company's marketplace platform includes its online marketplace at, off-platform businesses, and the eBay suite of mobile apps. Its platforms enable users to list, sell, and buy various products. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

EBAY Stock Price History

EBAY Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/25 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Business services, not elsewhere classified
Internet Software & Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$2.77 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.11 billion
Cash Flow
$4.04 per share
Book Value
$12.32 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$26.39 billion

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Should I Buy eBay Stock? EBAY Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in eBay Inc.:

  • eBay stock has shown positive performance, reaching a 12-month high of $52.93, indicating potential growth.
  • eBay Inc. has a market capitalization of $27.34 billion, reflecting the company's size and stability in the market.
  • The company's marketplace platforms connect buyers and sellers globally, providing a wide reach for potential business opportunities.
  • eBay's suite of mobile apps enhances user experience and accessibility, catering to the increasing trend of mobile commerce.
  • eBay's diverse range of products and services offers investors exposure to various segments of the e-commerce industry.


Investors should be bearish about investing in eBay Inc. for these reasons:

  • The company faces competition from other e-commerce giants, potentially impacting its market share and profitability.
  • eBay's P/E ratio of 10.11 and PEG ratio of 2.12 may indicate overvaluation or slower growth prospects compared to industry peers.
  • The debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09 suggests a moderate level of financial leverage, which could pose risks in economic downturns.
  • eBay's stock ownership by institutional investors and hedge funds at 87.48% may limit individual investor influence on company decisions.
  • Recent insider selling activity, such as SVP Edward O. Garcia selling shares, could signal lack of confidence or future challenges within the company.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these eBay pros and cons to

EBAY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell eBay stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for eBay in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EBAY shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EBAY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is eBay's stock price target for 2024?

17 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for eBay's stock. Their EBAY share price targets range from $32.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $49.21 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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How have EBAY shares performed in 2024?

eBay's stock was trading at $43.62 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, EBAY shares have increased by 16.8% and is now trading at $50.94.
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Are investors shorting eBay?

eBay saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,090,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the March 15th total of 19,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,740,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is eBay's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our EBAY earnings forecast

How can I listen to eBay's earnings call?

eBay will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were eBay's earnings last quarter?

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 27th. The e-commerce company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.04. The e-commerce company had revenue of $2.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.51 billion. eBay had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.16% and a net margin of 27.36%. eBay's revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share.
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How often does eBay pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for eBay?

eBay announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
Read our dividend analysis for EBAY

Is eBay a good dividend stock?

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 20.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EBAY will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.00% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EBAY.

How will eBay's stock buyback program work?

eBay declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, February 27th 2024, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 8.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has eBay issued on next quarter's earnings?

eBay issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.580-4.660 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 4.340. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What other stocks do shareholders of eBay own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other eBay investors own include Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), PayPal (PYPL), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are eBay's major shareholders?

eBay's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.24%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.21%), Raymond James & Associates (0.17%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.06%), AMF Tjanstepension AB (0.03%) and Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony John Bates, Brian J Doerger, Brian J Doerger, Cornelius Boone, Edward O Garcia, Kathleen C Mitic, Logan Green, Marie Oh Huber, Pete Thompson, Rebecca Spencer and Robert Holmes Swan.
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How do I buy shares of eBay?

Shares of EBAY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does eBay have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of eBay: and, Alando,, Bill Me Later, BillSAFE, Billpoint, Blackthorne, Braintree, Bureau Of Trade, Butterfield & Butterfield,, Cargigi, Corrigon, Cox Automotive Media Solutions, Craigslist,, EachNet, Expertmaker, Fraud Sciences, GSI Commerce, Giosis, GittiGidiyor, Gumtree,, Internet Auction Co., Kruse International, Loquo,,,, MissionFish,,, PayPal, PhiSix Fashion Labs, Positronic Inc., Precision Buying Service, Qoo10, RedLaser,, SalesPredict,, Shutl, Skype Limited, StumbleUpon, Svpply, TWICE, Terapeak, The Gifts Project, Ticket Utils Inc., Ticketbis, Tradera,, Vivanuncios, Where Inc., Zong, Zvents, alaMaula, brands4friends, &, eBay (UK) Limited, eBay Commerce Inc., eBay GmbH, eBay International Holding GmbH, eBay International Treasury Center Sarl, eBay Marketplaces GmbH, eBay Sarl, iBazar, and
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This page (NASDAQ:EBAY) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by Staff

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